The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 32 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.18% 6.69% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.09% 21.25% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 5
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£396 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.12% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £200 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £313 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.48% 31.50% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 32
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -10 6 £375 +87.50% 4
Cirencester -4 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Gloucester -17 1 £525 +162.50% 2
Berkeley - - - -
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) J2EE
4 13 (30.95%) Oracle
5 12 (28.57%) XML
5 12 (28.57%) Marketing
6 11 (26.19%) SAP
6 11 (26.19%) HTML
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) JBoss
7 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
7 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
7 10 (23.81%) Electronics
7 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 10 (23.81%) DTV
7 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
9 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) .NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (14.29%) Drupal
2 3 (7.14%) Mule
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VPN
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) IPv4
2 4 (9.52%) IPv6
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) RTP
3 1 (2.38%) TETRA
3 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JUnit
2 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Marketing
3 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 10 (23.81%) Electronics
3 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) CSS
1 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 14 (33.33%) jQuery
2 13 (30.95%) J2EE
3 12 (28.57%) XML
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 7 (16.67%) Ajax
8 6 (14.29%) SOAP
9 5 (11.90%) JPA
9 5 (11.90%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (11.90%) JAX-RS
9 5 (11.90%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (11.90%) JSF
9 5 (11.90%) RSS
9 5 (11.90%) JAXB
9 5 (11.90%) EJB
10 4 (9.52%) JDBC
10 4 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) DTV
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
2 10 (23.81%) Scrum
2 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) UML
8 2 (4.76%) CRM
8 2 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (11.90%) C
7 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VirtualBox
1 5 (11.90%) Varnish
2 3 (7.14%) Shibboleth
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) SAP
3 10 (23.81%) JBoss
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.52%) Apple
5 4 (9.52%) McAfee
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.38%) Talend
8 1 (2.38%) AppSense
8 1 (2.38%) Kofax
8 1 (2.38%) KANA
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.38%) webMethods
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